15 Jan 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
12 Jan 2021
--- US-based Optimist Drinks is debuting a family of non-alcoholic botanical spirits in glass bottles for the US market. The bottles have an asymmetrical, sloped base, symbolizing that “everyone is imperfect or a little... Read More
05 Jan 2021
--- Meyer Seals has developed new glass sealing called ALKOseal glasSecure for “aggressive” fatty and oily contents. An ever-surging e-commerce market is challenging brands to upgrade their packaging and ensure... Read More
28 Dec 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines in 2020, giving rise to e-commerce home food delivery, hygiene and shelf life enhancing packaging innovation, machinery automation and virtual trade events. Meanwhile, industry... Read More
21 Dec 2020
--- A new wine bottle reuse program called Good Goods is officially launching in New York City, US, early next year. Developed by Zach Lawless, the founder of reusable meal kiosk Fresh Bowl, the start-up encourages customers to... Read More
09 Dec 2020
--- Germany-based Stoelzle Glass Group is releasing new glass types for the pharmaceutical industry in efforts to become the industry’s frontrunning glass supplier. Stoelzle will be adding a Type II glass – heat... Read More
16 Nov 2020
--- Third Aurora, the Australian tech start-up behind the Winerytale augmented reality (AR) wine platform, is introducing a similar technology enabling smartphone cameras to scan packaging and project virtual content. The AR... Read More
12 Nov 2020
--- Certain colors, using verbs over nouns and demographic-specific vocabulary can all make on-pack health claims more convincing for consumers.
30 Oct 2020
--- Ardagh Group is investing over US$1.8 billion in organic business growth projects between 2021-2024. Approximately 85 percent of the investment is in the global supplier’s metal can businesses, underpinned by long-term... Read More
21 Oct 2020
--- CCL Industries, producer of WashOff Labels, is expecting the German Packaging Act and other impending European packaging legislation to boost demand for its recycling and reuse-supporting label and sleeve solutions.
20 Oct 2020
--- Following its exhibition at CPhI’s virtual trade show, Gerresheimer is aiming to adapt its entire communication for the digital world and “make it attractive for its customers.” The Germany-based glass and... Read More
16 Oct 2020
--- US-headquartered Berlin Packaging, a supplier of glass, plastic and metal containers and closures, is acquiring Vinkova, a Dutch supplier of food and beverage glass packaging solutions. Vinkova is the latest acquisition in... Read More
16 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Siegwerk, a leading global provider of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, joined the HolyGrail 2.0 recycling initiative. This smart technology could revolutionize the sorting of... Read More
14 Oct 2020
--- Momentive Technologies’ Pur Q fused quartz vials for pharmaceutical packaging will be supplied in Italian glass pharmaceutical packaging company Stevanato Group’s EZ-fill format.
09 Oct 2020
--- Encirc glass container manufacturer and Glass Futures industry research and technology organization are partnering on a landmark project to create “the world’s most sustainable glass bottle.” In 2021,... Read More
09 Sep 2020
--- PepsiCo is trialling products encoded with invisible digital watermarks for more effective recycling. The technology is pegged as the “holy grail” that will make mechanical sorting more efficient.
21 Aug 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Heineken UK replaced the plastic ring on its multipack cans with cardboard alternatives, while Ardagh’s 16 oz cans featured in Adrenaline Shoc’s latest “performance... Read More
14 Aug 2020
--- Diageo, producer of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Guinness, has met its 2020 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions targets, delivering on its commitment to reduce absolute GHG emissions by 50 percent. The British multinational... Read More
07 Aug 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Indian packaging giant Uflex launched a moisture-resistant paper-based tube pack that reduces plastic dependency by 50-70 percent across a range of oral care and cosmetic applications. Also,... Read More
06 Aug 2020
--- Mondi Group has issued its H1 results flagging a dip in revenue from the same period last year. This was attributed to lower average selling prices across its key paper grades, offsetting good volume growth in Corrugated... Read More